News Releases

Jan

20

2022

January 20, 2022

In this Update: Senate Passes Package to Strengthen Cybersecurity, Protect Victims of Data Breaches Federal Government Launches Website to Provide Home COVID Tests Transition to 5G Service Will Cause 3G Cell Phones to Stop Operating in 2022 Tax Form Arriving Soon for Pennsylvanians Who Claimed Unemployment Benefits in 2021 Applications Being Accepted for PennDOT Summer […]   [Read More]

Jan

19

2022

January 19, 2022

State Senator John Yudichak (I – Luzerne/Carbon) announced today that the Hazleton City Authority (HCA) will be receiving $19,835,000 in PENNVEST low interest financing for significant upgrades to their existing water distribution system along State Road 940 between the villages of Harleigh and Drifton located in Hazle Township in Luzerne County and in Mahanoy Township in Schuylkill County.   [Read More]

Jan

13

2022

January 13, 2022

In this Update: Senate Accomplishments: Education Farmers and Mental Health Discussed by Senate Committee Homeowner Assistance Program Opens Feb. 1 Caring for Dogs in Winter: The Law Jan. 21 Transportation “Innovations Challenge” Deadline Martin Luther King Jr. Day Senate Accomplishments: Education Building on last year’s efforts, Senate Republicans will continue their work in 2022 to […]   [Read More]

Dec

30

2021

December 30, 2021

State Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon) announced $608,300 in Community Conservation Partnerships Program Grants (C2P2), which is administered by the Department of Conservation and Natural Resources (DCNR) for two projects in the 14th Senatorial District in Luzerne County.   [Read More]

Dec

16

2021

December 16, 2021

The Senate Community, Economic & Recreational Development Committee, chaired by Senator John Yudichak (I-14), took action on a pair of bills today that would support Pennsylvania’s economic recovery from the COVID-19 pandemic.   [Read More]

Dec

16

2021

December 16, 2021

In this Update: Measures to Increase Jobs in Manufacturing and at Airports Approved by Senate Senate Acts to Provide Parents with Online Access to their Children’s School Curriculum Senate Votes to Expand School Choice Eligibility Senate Prohibits Vaccine Mandates for School Children Landmark Bipartisan Broadband Legislation Approved by Senate Comprehensive Probation Reform Approved by Senate […]   [Read More]

Dec

15

2021

December 15, 2021

Legislation sponsored by State Senator John Yudichak (I-14) that would expand options for an existing property-assessed clean energy program received an affirmative vote today by the Pennsylvania State Senate.   [Read More]

Dec

14

2021

December 14, 2021

Legislation to protect children from lead poisoning was unanimously passed by the Senate Health & Human Services committee today, according to the bill’s prime sponsors, Senator Lisa Baker (R-20) and Senator John Yudichak (I-14).   [Read More]

Dec

06

2021

December 06, 2021

State Senator John Yudichak (I – Luzerne/Carbon) announced $6.8 million in grant funding today through the Redevelopment Capital Assistance Program (RACP) for five projects located in the 14th Senatorial District in Luzerne County.   [Read More]

Dec

06

2021

December 06, 2021

State Senator John Yudichak (I – Luzerne/Carbon) and State Representative Doyle Heffley (R-Carbon) announced today $1,454,500 in grant funding through the Redevelopment Capital Assistance Program (RACP) to Little Leaf Farms LLC to help in the construction of its new lettuce production facility that will be located in the McAdoo Industrial Park in Banks Township.   [Read More]

Nov

19

2021

November 19, 2021

State Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon) announced that three projects in the 14th Senatorial District in Luzerne County received $168,000 in Act 13 funding from the Commonwealth Financing Authority today through the Greenways, Trails and Recreation Program.   [Read More]

Nov

19

2021

November 19, 2021

State Senator John Yudichak (I-Luzerne/Carbon) announced that seven projects in the 14th Senatorial District in Luzerne County received over $2.7 million in Multimodal Transportation Funding from the Commonwealth Financing Authority today.   [Read More]